W. Kamau Bell
Emmy-nominated comic and CNN host W. Kamau Bell delivers incisive, scathingly funny commentary on modern society that will change your view of race, politics and social issues in America. As host of the CNN docu-series United Shades of America, Kamau travels the country, offering viewers a rare yet eye-opening look inside the various subcultures of American life. The second season for United Shades of America starts this April. He first captured audiences attention with his thought-provoking one-man show, The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour, and later, with his widely praised FX comedy series, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. The multi-talented entertainer also hosts the must-listen podcasts, Denzel Washington is The Greatest Actor of All Time Period and Politically Reactive, as well as the live public radio show, Kamau Right Now! Kamaus book, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell, will be released May 2nd.With a post-modern perspective, Kamau brings audiences provocative insights as well as very human, very necessary commentary on the headlines of the day, from race relations to cultural divides. His edgy yet level-headed view of the world leaves you with a more hopeful understanding of our countrys challenges, as well as conversation-stoking takeaways on humanity and social change that will haveyou contemplating the state of the union long after he has left the stage. Kamaus special, Semi-Prominent Negro, aired on Showtime this past April. An acclaimed comedian and satirist, he offers political and social commentary with scathingly funny wit and perspective. He discusses the impact of race on American culture and a humorously accurate portrayal of life in the so-called post-racial U.S.His one man show, Ending Racism in About An Hour has been praised by audiences and critics from leading outlets, including The Guardian and Time Out New York.
W. Kamau Bell: W. Kamau Bell is the host of "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell," which is produced by Chris Rock and airs at 11pm on Thursdays on FX. Kamau has been praised by Punchline Magazine as “one of America’s most adept racial commentators,” and by Robin Williams as “Ferociously Funny!” His recent stand up album, "Face Full of Flour," was named one of the Top 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2010 by iTunes. He's been named the Best Comedian in SF by three different publications. “FOUR STARS: Bell finds comic gold…provocative insights into an ugly reality.” - Time Out NY